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  • February 2018 Caregiver Support Group Monday, Feb. 26, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Room 1S99A

    The Caregiver Support Group will offer caregivers of loved ones with dementias or related memory impairment the opportunity to meet with other caregivers in similar situations in a confidential environment.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • March 2018 Women’s Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group Thursday, Mar. 1, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    This group provides education about how emotional trauma, domestic violence and sexual abuse affect the lives of women. As part of the recovery process, learn about well-being, how to build new skills to promote change and effective coping.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Mar. 1, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Delaware Stroke Initiative (DSI) Thursday, Mar. 1, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, E Tower, Room 1E80

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family and friends are invited to attend our monthly meetings – a place where we gather to connect, share experiences, receive information and learn in a caring atmosphere.

  • Diabetes Support Group Thursday, Mar. 1, 5 - 6 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 10

    The Diabetes Support Group is designed to support you through group discussion about diabetes. The group meets once per month, with a new topic for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes explored during each session. All are welcome. To learn more about the topic for each month call 302-661-3070. No registration is required. Quality of Life with Diabetes September 7, 2017 Presenter: Priti Desai, NP Topic:  Exercise and Diabetes October 5, 2017 Presenter: Kathy Sullivan, NP Type 2 Diabetes Medications/mechanisms…

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Mar. 1, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer Thursday, Mar. 1, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Main Lobby, East Entrance

    Receive spiritual support and guidance and explore issues such as faith, meaning, purpose, uncertainty, doubt and quality of life. Facilitated by Sister Julian Wilson, MSFL, ACC and Michelle Bailiff, LCSW.

  • two women practicing Yoga outdoors at sunset Having a Hysterectomy? Thursday, Mar. 1, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 14

    Learn how to prepare mentally and physically for this procedure.

  • Mini-Medical School Thursday, Mar. 1, 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Join us for a free six-week series of lectures for high school students and adults of all ages.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Thursday, Mar. 1, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • 29th Annual Update in Cardiology Saturday, Mar. 3, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This innovative symposium will examine many long held and new practices in the management of diseases of the heart and circulatory system.

  • Labor Basics Saturday, Mar. 3, 9 a.m. - noon

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Boot Camp for New Dads Saturday, Mar. 3, 9 a.m. - noon

    Wilmington Annex, Room 100

    Boot Camp for New Dads (aka Daddy Boot Camp) is a unique father-to-father community-based workshop that inspires and equips men of different economic levels, ages and cultures to become confidently engaged with their infants, support their mates and personally navigate their transformation into dads. We are looking for: “Rookie” dads who are either expecting children or who have children under the age of 6 months. These dads will have the chance to interact with experienced fathers and ask questions and…

  • Women’s Health Talk: Breast Health & Mammography Saturday, Mar. 3, 10 a.m. - noon

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Gateway Conference Room

    Sign Language Interpreters available. Mammogram screenings available same day without appointment. Please bring photo ID and insurance card.

  • Breastfeeding Class Saturday, Mar. 3, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Labor Basics Sunday, Mar. 4, 9 a.m. - noon

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Newborn Class Sunday, Mar. 4, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Mar. 5, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Gynecologic Oncology Educational Series Monday, Mar. 5, 5 - 6 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Learn more about topics that are relevant to individuals coping with gynecologic cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.

  • Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Mar. 5, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Small conference room

    Trained volunteers help women cope with the skin changes and hair loss often experienced during cancer treatment. Program sponsored by ACS, PCPC Foundation and NCA.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Mar. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Mar. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Mar. 6, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Better Breathers Tuesday, Mar. 6, 12:30 - 2 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The Better Breathers program serves to educate and support all people who live with lung disease, regardless of the specific diagnosis. The American Lung Association and Christiana Care will be partnering with local lung doctors, pharmaceutical companies and other community members with a desire to help those who live with lung disease. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Christiana Hospital, Main Building, Room 1100 Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Christiana Hospital, Main Building,…

  • WomenHeart of New Castle County Tuesday, Mar. 6, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Conference Room 14

    WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health.

  • Relaxation and Breathing Tuesday, Mar. 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    This enjoyable class will teach you stress-management techniques that you will be able to use throughout your life. Practice breathing through contractions and pushing.

  • Aphasia Education Group Wednesday, Mar. 7, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1000

    Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that can happen as a result of stroke or brain injury. We offer a support group for those affected by aphasia.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Parkinson’s Disease Education and Support Group Wednesday, Mar. 7, 3 - 4 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Room 5S00

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Multiple Myeloma patients and families can share resources and receive support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1927

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Women’s Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group Thursday, Mar. 8, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    This group provides education about how emotional trauma, domestic violence and sexual abuse affect the lives of women. As part of the recovery process, learn about well-being, how to build new skills to promote change and effective coping.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Mar. 8, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Grandparenting Class Thursday, Mar. 8, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Cost: $10 per person

    This class is just for grandparents or grandparents-to-be, and includes information on how to help the new parents and become the family historian.

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Mar. 8, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Mini-Medical School Thursday, Mar. 8, 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Join us for a free six-week series of lectures for high school students and adults of all ages.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Mar. 8, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Mar. 8, 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Focus on Function Friday, Mar. 9, 8 a.m. - noon

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The goal of this conference is to educate clinicians and health care providers about mild cognitive disorders by addressing how they can provide excellent care to patients and their caregivers, what new clinical trials offer hope, and accessing adjunctive treatment services.

  • Expressive Art with Georgia Jones Friday, Mar. 9, 1 - 4 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

  • Health Info You Can Use! Saturday, Mar. 10, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    New Castle Farmerʼs Market, Market Stage Area

    Stop by the Christiana Care booth at the Market Stage Area during American Heart Month to participate in health education and screenings.

  • Writing as Healing Monday, Mar. 12, 1 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 1107

    Research has shown that certain types of expressive writing can help to reduce stress, promote healing and improve the quality of life.

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